Acting Tips

Tips and Advice from Backstage
For over 50 years, Backstage has been the most trusted place in the US for actors to find news, advice, and casting information.
  • A few weeks ago, we talked about how a side hustle should fuel your acting, not suck your energy. To help illustrate what I mean about there being more options out there than slinging drinks and waiting tables, I’ll interview five ...
  • I’ve been an actor for a long time. I’ve watched and acted in countless movies and television shows. I’ve stood on set observing other actors wondering why they were cast. At one point, I even became obsessed with trying to ...
  • Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet (MoBBallet), founded by ballerina Theresa Ruth Howard, is a nonprofit organization that “preserves the contributions and stories of black artists in the field of ballet” through oral histories. With panels, workshops, and authentic dialogues, this ...
  • I just started casting a pilot, and once again, I marvel at the talent that comes in the room. That said, there are a few technical mistakes actors consistently seem to make. 1. If your scene has more than one ...
Tips from Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio
Brian Timoney Actors’ Studio specialise in transforming individuals with little or no acting experience into professional actors. We cater specifically for people who seek to transition from their 9 to 5 jobs into the acting industry.
  • On this podcast, we look at how to research a character like a method acting pro. The post Episode 88: How To Research Like A Method Actor appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • On this podcast, we discuss the ever-increasing importance of creating your own acting work and how to do it. The post Episode 87: Creating Your Own Acting Work appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • Graduating from the Ultimate Acting Programme Julian Schaffner secured a major Hollywood movie role in Singularity, opposite John Cusack. The post Hollywood Feature Film With John Cusack appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
  • Listen to this special podcast with Brian and cast member Victoria Wiseman on the Miss Julie rehearsal process. The post Episode 86: Fantastic Realism Rehearsal Process appeared first on Brian Timoney Acting:.
By Brian Timoney, one of the world’s leading method acting coaches.